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Old 09-01-2012, 07:06 PM   #1
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lowering springs!!!!

What springs are you using in your stang? I want to lower my mustang 1.0-1.5 inch, would the springs be enought or would i need something else?
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What springs are you using in your stang? I want to lower my mustang 1.0-1.5 inch, would the springs be enought or would i need something else?
Springs will be plenty....you have low enough miles u should be fine with shocks. That's not low enough to mess up camber enough to need cc plates but if you can't get it aligned right u may need camber bolts
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Old 09-02-2012, 01:23 PM   #3
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Springs will be plenty....you have low enough miles u should be fine with shocks. That's not low enough to mess up camber enough to need cc plates but if you can't get it aligned right u may need camber bolts
Ok thanks, i dont want to go too low, cause i have 17x10.5 in the rear!!!! Is it hard to put the springs on?
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Re: lowering springs!!!!

at what level do you have to start thinking about cc plates? will i need them if i get the SR springs on AM for $119.00?
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I have H&R race springs which will lower a stock GT around 1.25 inches in front and an inch in the rear. I used camber bolts to gain more negative camber, but you shouldn't need them.
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I have H&R race springs which will lower a stock GT around 1.25 inches in front and an inch in the rear. I used camber bolts to gain more negative camber, but you shouldn't need them.
Hows the handling with thoe h&r? Thats the drop i want for my car, cause the h&r super sports would lower your car like 2.5 n thats way to much for my car
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Hows the handling with thoe h&r? Thats the drop i want for my car, cause the h&r super sports would lower your car like 2.5 n thats way to much for my car
I love the way the car handles, corners extremely flat and almost no squat on launch or nose dive during hard braking. There is a auto x video thread where you can see me in action at the autocross, you can see how flat it handles.
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I love the way the car handles, corners extremely flat and almost no squat on launch or nose dive during hard braking. There is a auto x video thread where you can see me in action at the autocross, you can see how flat it handles.
Upload it!!!!
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http://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=plcp&v=RJMrBqIG5xU

Here it is, I have a few more videos from last weekend, but I still need to download those still. One in-car video and 3 from the sidelines.
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http://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=plcp&v=RJMrBqIG5xU

Here it is, I have a few more videos from last weekend, but I still need to download those still. One in-car video and 3 from the sidelines.
WOW BRO, that is ****ing badass!!!!
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Thanks! We are getting hooked on autocrossing. I can't wait till I can invest some $ into some wheels and sticky tires so I can be more competitive in my class. Hopefully venomous and I can challenge for the regional championship next season for our class, but we haven't run enough events to be eligible this season.
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The HRSS lowers 2" that's where you really need Cc plates.... What's the blue tape on the quarters for?
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We put it on to protect the paint from rock chips, but I don't need it as much as venomous, since he has 10 inch wide rears, vs my stock 17x8's.
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Hows the handling with thoe h&r? Thats the drop i want for my car, cause the h&r super sports would lower your car like 2.5 n thats way to much for my car
why is 2.5 too much?

it looks meaner with that drop . im running 315's out back with a 2" drop and its fine
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why is 2.5 too much?

it looks meaner with that drop . im running 315's out back with a 2" drop and its fine
I thought they wont fit?? Too wide
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I thought they wont fit?? Too wide
mine sit pretty good. i wish my rear drop was lower but its fine as it is now
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mine sit pretty good. i wish my rear drop was lower but its fine as it is now
What else besides the springs are u using? What is your drop in the rear? Upload some pics
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I'm running coils and this is what a 2.8 inch drop in the rear looks like with 305-45-18 rims
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this drop is perfect !!! i need coils
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It look awesome bro
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What else besides the springs are u using? What is your drop in the rear? Upload some pics
i just got springs
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i just got springs
Any issues with just the springs??
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Any issues with just the springs??
not really except i need cc plates bad so i can get a proper allignment
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not really except i need cc plates bad so i can get a proper allignment
Is it really low? What springs did u used?
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Is it really low? What springs did u used?
its pretty low in the front. the tire sits close to my fender. its not as low though in the back so i might cut a coil off the back springs. i used dropzone springs i bought from ebay for 105 bucks new
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Re: lowering springs!!!!

For a reference:




H&R Super Sports, Tokico HP's MM CC 4 bolts...all isolators removed in the front and the uppers removed in the rear.

The v6 and GT coupe springs are pretty close the drop/stance would look pretty close to this.
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This was my old v6. Dropped 1.8 front and 2.0 back. 275 wide tire in the back with 1'spacer in the back. 18 inch wheels
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My Stang is on H&R SuperSports..
I have taken out the ISOs and Cut Coil off each spring so My car is sitting 2 1/2 front and back .

Looks mean .. No Bounce.. No Noise.. Verg Happy and looks Way better than everyone elses IMO .. I can barely stick two fingers (; in the wheel gap.

A buddy of mine with a Termi I can barely put 1 finger in his wheel gap .. Its Sick
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I'm running coils and this is what a 2.8 inch drop in the rear looks like with 305-45-18 rims
Are you sure that rear drop is almost 3"? Looks a lot like mine and idk if my rear dropped even 2" after my suspension swap.

Edit: nvm. I can see it now
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Are you sure that rear drop is almost 3"? Looks a lot like mine and idk if my rear dropped even 2" after my suspension swap.

Edit: nvm. I can see it now
Well I measured it and it was around 2.8 inch, I can only fit 1 finger
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Re: lowering springs!!!!

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Well I measured it and it was around 2.8 inch, I can only fit 1 finger
I can fit around 3-4 fingers. Although my car is missing about 500lbs right now.. Lol. What coilovers did you go with?
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I can fit around 3-4 fingers. Although my car is missing about 500lbs right now.. Lol. What coilovers did you go with?
I have Griggs racing in the front and koni yellows in the back
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Thanks for all the opinions and pictures. Im gonna hit american muscle!!!!

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For a reference:

H&R Super Sports, Tokico HP's MM CC 4 bolts...all isolators removed in the front and the uppers removed in the rear.

The v6 and GT coupe springs are pretty close the drop/stance would look pretty close to this.
Sick looking stang!!!!
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